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Anchoring Lives Aboard Warship: Nimitz

...ing round the clock, like other departments, to be battle efficient. The crew, especially the airwing, keeps injuring on a daily basis. Recently, the oldest crew member who sustained a leg injury jumping from the ship into the Arabian Sea was treated. The foremost duty of the department, though, is preventi...

Live Earth: How Global Warming Became Cool

...warming had tipped the balance over cooling in the battle for expert opinion as to which way the climate was heading. In 1979, the US National Academy of Sciences issued a landmark report, backing predictions that a doubling of carbon dioxide (CO2) would cause atmospheric warming of between 1.5-4.5 degree...

Drug Firm on the Threshold of Developing Dengue Vaccine

...gue fever as Singapore and neighbouring countries battle outbreaks, a news report said Friday. Clinical tests on up to 3,000 people will begin by early next year in Thailand, said Jean Stephenne, GlaxoSmithKline Biologicals president. "We've been working on the dengue vaccine with the US Army for 10 ye...

Defective HIV Testing Kits Poses Serious Health Risks

... World Bank funds a substantial portion of India's battle against HIV/AIDS. Upon his return to the US, Sa...mpered with. Saha is known for his ongoing legal battle against several eminent Kolkata doctors for the death of his wife, Anuradha Saha, from alleged "medi...

Hospital Rapped For Failing To Combat Superbug Infections

...rudent antibiotic policy, the trust is winning the battle against hospital-acquired infections. The trust reported 74 new case of C. difficile in April and only 16 cases in June....

Indonesia Confirms 81st Bird Flu Death

.... Indonesia stepped up its campaign this year to battle bird flu, barring Jakarta residents from the popular practice of keeping poultry in their backyards. Officials were criticised for being slow to act when avian influenza first appeared in the archipelago nation. Since 2003 the H5N1 virus has infe...

Pennsylvania Government's Partial Shutdown Ends

...onday morning, the shutdown set in as the partisan battle of wills between the Democratic governor and Republicans who control the Senate entered the ninth day of the new fiscal year. Lacking an approved state budget, the state has lost the authority to spend money on nonessential services. Without a budge...

Olive-pomace Oil Compound Inhibits HIV Spread

...leanolic acid. The effects of this compound in the battle against AIDS are concurrently being studied in the UGR and in Hospital Carlos III in Madrid by a team headed by Prof. Vallejo Najera. Maslinic acid's novel properties shoot from its powerful protease-inhibition activity, allowing researchers from G...

Ginger Spice Determined to Win Bulimia Battle

...ce Girl Geri Halliwell seems determined to win the battle over her eating disorder bulimia . That's the reason why Ginger Spice attended a private addiction clinic and an over-eaters' group recently, reports The Sun. Geri, who has confessed battling bulimia in the past, looked bloated and exhausted as s...

WBC Selective About Sugar

... can prove useful in the research for new drugs to battle lethal pathogens. A scientist in the lab of Whitehead Member Gerald Fink has discovered that neutrophils recognize and respond to a specific form of sugar called beta-1, 6-glucan on the surface of fungi. This sugar comprises just a small fraction of...

Kylie Almost Doubled Earnings in Breast Cancer Year Off

...ncer . Despite retreating from the public eye to battle the disease, the Aussie sensation almost doubled her income from the preceding year. According to the accounts of her company Darenote, Kylie received a salary of 1.85 million pounds, expenses of 42,366 pounds and other earnings of 2.63 million pou...

Tobacco Industry Promotes Antismoking Campaigns

... health. State health departments face an uphill battle when dealing with the political clout of the indus...he ads for the cigarettes. Aggressive efforts to battle current marketing efforts and litigation from the tobacco industry are vital to keep the best media ...

War Stimulates Research Blitz in Prosthetics Industry

...ity to the point that some troops have returned to battle something virtually unheard of until now. Germany's Otto Bock health care, the world's biggest manufacturer of prostheses, also has wartime roots. The company's founder and namesake "was considered a little bit like the Henry Ford of the prostheti...

Cytokine IL6 as a New Chemotherapeutic Target for Ras-driven Cancers

... Center have identified IL6 as a new target in the battle against Ras-induced cancers . Ras is a key intracellular messenger protein that directs, among other things, cell growth and proliferation. Over-expression of the Ras oncogene, or of its growth-promoting pathway, is an integral step in the developm...

The Queen Of All Contraceptives Released

...ltogether. Already the first few volleys in this battle have been exchanged, a barrage of advertising and research highlighting the debilitating effects of periods and the joys of menstrual suppression. Women libbers may argue- periods and their mood swings are bad for family values (cranky mothers), ...

Gardasil Could Be Effective, but Aggressive Marketing Raises Ethical Concerns

... be "one less statistic," "one less woman who will battle cervical cancer." Young women are shown writing "one less" on a gym shoe, and appliquing "one less" on the front of a hoodie, "hooded sweatshirt", is a heavy upper-body garment with a hood. Young girls jumping rope at the end chant "I want to be one ...

Virginity Rules-Meant To Be Broken?

...virginity. And, no state has more to lose in this battle than Texas, which draws more abstinence money than any other. Very common here are billboards showing teens declaring slogans like: No is where I stand until I have a wedding band. At the same time, some teens that abstain from sex till marriage,...

'Sweet Herb' may Be Green Gold for Paraguay

...ammatory and an anti-bacterial agent useful in the battle against diabetes, high blood pressure and tooth decay. But it is finding it hard to shake off fears over carcinogens which have dogged its sister, chemically manufactured sweetners, saccharine and aspartame. In 10 years, plantations of stevia, wh...

Kelly Clarksons Hits are Making Her an Insomniac

...y Clarkson has revealed that the reason behind her battle with Insomnia is her songs. The former American Idol winner admitted that she is struggling with the sleep disorder, because her songs keep her awake at night. The 25-year-old singer said that most of her lyrics and hits strike her when she's tr...

Mills Rejects Macca's 20m Divorce Settlement Offer

...ss is now indicating that they may finally have to battle their case in the court. "It could well go to trial because they are both quite stubborn," Times Online quoted one lawyer as saying. The couple's case is scheduled for a five-day hearing next February, to be presided over by family High Court Jud...

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